Trading Analyst

The Trading Analyst at Quantlab oversees our automated trading, maintains our front office processes, and interfaces with exchanges and brokers. In this role, your primary responsibility is monitoring trading activity, ensuring performance and risk metrics are in line. You will need to identify and solve issues under time pressure.  You’ll also develop monitoring tools, automating tasks, and streamlining processes, and should be able to switch gears quickly between real-time tasks and longer term projects.

While you’ll need to have an aptitude for trading and risk management, you will not be responsible for designing or calibrating the trading algorithms. We will count on you to drive results both within the organization and externally.

What you’ll do:

  • Oversee our automated trading
  • Track, report, analyze and forecast critical factors affecting the various components of order execution
  • Manage risk
  • Identify areas of improvement
  • Identify and communicate aberrations to relevant teams
  • Work as a team to troubleshoot live trading issues and problem solve on longer-term projects
  • Work with relevant teams to improve and develop monitoring tools
  • Improve resiliency of front office processes
  • Ensure correctness of data presented
  • Interface with exchanges, brokers, regulators
  • Achieve the optimal rates and set-up for our trading activities
  • Manage costs
  • Work with compliance to ensure trading complies with regulations

What you’ll have:

  • Undergraduate degree preferably in a technical field
  • Proficiency in C# or python
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Understanding of basic statistics
  • Basic understanding of securities trading/markets
  • Proficiency working with large data sets
  • Extracting specific information from multiple sources quickly and correctly
  • Problem solver, quick learner
  • Self-motivated, can stay engaged during times of low market activity and trading
  • Can work under time pressure
  • Organized – keep track of multiple tasks and follow up
  • Open to learning and teaching; team player
  • Experience is welcome, but not necessary

What you’ll get:

  • The unique opportunity to work alongside talented and passionate experts who take pride in delivering results.
  • Fun, informal, exciting, small-company work environment
  • Top-notch compensation package and an exceptional discretionary bonus program 

 

Please visit this link to apply online: https://app.jobvite.com/j?aj=o6pn7fwJ&s=Christiaan_Huygens